Vastern Timber has developed a CPD to help architects and other specifiers address the resurgence in timber cladding. Entitled ‘Selecting the Right Timber Cladding’ the presentation explains all of the options and factors that influence timber cladding installation and will help to ensure that cladding used in their designs looks good and lasts.
Timber cladding is a beautiful, natural material for creating warm and stunning appearances for new-build projects. However, local Building Regulations will often require an approved and effective fire retardant protection to the claddings to ensure a safe service life, particularly for public access buildings.
James Latham, the UK’s biggest independent distributor of panel products and timber, has announced an agreement to become a major distributor of Abet Laminati, one of the World’s leading manufacturers of decorative High Pressure Laminate (HPL).
Modified timber is quickly gaining market share. Here, John Dowd from International Timber discusses its rise to fame and everything you need to know about this popular material.
Timber claddings are fantastic, natural materials for creating warm and stunning appearances to new build projects. However, depending upon the project, UK Building Regulations will require an approved and effective fire retardant protection to ensure a safe service life.
Sustainable building products and Passivhaus project supplier, Ecological Building Systems, will bring together experts from across Europe on Thursday 11th May 2017 to hold the UK’s first ever masterclass in Cross Laminated Timber (CLT) design and construction.
Until now, the greatest period of timber building was between 1200 and 1700 AD. Fast forward over 300 years and we are now truly realising the full capabilities of this strong, sustainable and technically-advanced structural solution. Here, Alex Goodfellow, Chairman of the Structural Timber Association and Group Managing Director of Stewart Milne Timber Systems, shares his technical insight.
Oak is the most iconic of British hardwoods for structural use, but do you really understand it and the available options, and crucially its benefits over imported oak? Tom Barnes of Vastern Timber explains.
Timbmet’s solid walnut timber has been used to create a dramatic staircase for a multi-million pound new-build private home in Radlett, Hertfordshire. Built by Relic Homes, Aranee Lodge is a 6400 square foot, six-bedroom family residence, complete with formal reception rooms and a cinema room, as well as a master bedroom suite featuring a vaulted ceiling.